Billing Boats Oseberg

$225.30

BB720
Scale: 1:25
Length: 86cm
Beam: 21cm
Billing Boats Level: Experienced

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Billing Boats Oseberg

The Oseberg Viking Ship is a well-preserved Viking ship that was discovered in a burial mound in Oseberg, Norway in 1904. The ship is believed to date back to the early 9th century and is one of the most significant archaeological finds from the Viking Age.

The Oseberg Viking Ship is a longship, measuring about 70 feet in length and 16 feet in width. It is intricately decorated with intricate carvings and was originally built as a burial ship for a high-ranking Viking individual, possibly a queen.

The burial mound in which the ship was found also contained the remains of two women, along with a wealth of grave goods, including furniture, textiles, tools, and other artifacts. The finds from the Oseberg ship burial provide valuable insights into Viking culture, society, and craftsmanship.

After its discovery, the Oseberg Viking Ship was carefully excavated and removed from the burial mound. It was subsequently reconstructed and preserved at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway, where it remains on display to this day.

The Oseberg Viking Ship is considered one of the most well-preserved and elaborate examples of Viking shipbuilding and craftsmanship. Its discovery has greatly contributed to our understanding of Viking seafaring, burial customs, and material culture, making it a crucial archaeological find in the study of the Viking Age.

Billing Boats Oseberg kit kit features: plank on frame construction, laser cut plywood keel and frame components, wooden superstructure and decks, hull and deck fittings in brass and/or plastic, Mast and spars, rigging cord in various sizes. Includes Full size plan sheets and an instruction manual with English Text.

Scale: 1:25
Length: 86cm
Beam: 21cm
Billing Boats Level: Experienced

Additional information

Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 31 × 17 × 4 in

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